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Detective Stories from "The Strand" By Edited by Jack Adrian

Detective Stories from "The Strand"
by Edited by Jack Adrian

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Contains 25 classic stories of mystery and detection, all first published in the "Strand" magazine, founded in 1891. Authors include Agatha Christie, G.K.Chesterton, Sapper, Edgar Wallace, Somerset Maugham, Aldous Huxley, Conan Doyle and E.C.Bentley.
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Detective Stories from "The Strand" by Edited by Jack Adrian

The "Strand" magazine, launched in July 1891, was one of the most successful and influential popular magazines of its time, selling half a million copies a month in its heyday. The first Sherlock Holmes stories were published in the "Strand" , and such legendary detectives as Hercule Poirot and Father Brown continued to grace its pages until its demise in 1950. Containing 25 classic stories of mystery and detection, this selection includes many rare stories that have never previously been published in book form or included in the author's collected works. In addition to stories by Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, G.K.Chesterton, and Edgar Wallace, there are contributions from more surprising names, including Aldous Huxley and Somerset Maugham.

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About Edited by Jack Adrian


About the Editor Jack Adrian is the author of several thrillers as well as war and science fiction novels. An authority on this century's popular and genre fiction, he has compiled a number of anthologies and single-author collections, and has edited E.F. Benson, and Desirable Residences and Other Stories.

Table of Contents


"The Vampire of the Village", G.K.Chesterton; "Poirot and the Regatta Mystery", Agatha Christie; "The Ginger King", A.E.W.Mason; "The Ministering Angel", E.C.Bentley; "Tokay of the Comet Year", H.Warner Allen; "A Point of Law", Somerset Maugham; "Not Guilty", Will Scott; "The Idol's Eye", Sapper; "The Perfect Crime", Seamark; "The Intruder", Augustus Muir; "Cast-Iron Alibi", Richard Keverne; "A Deal In Old Masters", Aldous Huxley; "Private Water", A.J.Alan.

Additional information

GOR003231184
Detective Stories from "The Strand" by Edited by Jack Adrian
Edited by Jack Adrian
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Oxford University Press
1991-10-31
398
0192123068
9780192123060
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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